Greece

Greece hopes Brexit will stir a renewed debate over Parthenon Marbles

More than 200 years ago, the British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire took a large part of the decorative marble sculptures and architecture off the outside of the Parthenon and brought them to London, where they now sit in the British Museum. For nearly 200 years, Greece has been asking for them back, to no avail. 

Sexuality

Some refugees use Grindr to find love — and money

Lawrence Alatrash fled his homeland in 2012, not only because of the developing Syrian civil war but also because of safety concerns due to his sexual orientation and gender identity. Now, at 25, he has the freedom to openly express his true self for the first time. 

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Conflict & Justice

Greece protest turns violent

Three people have been killed in the Greek capital, Athens, where protests against big cuts in government spending have turned violent. Marco Werman speaks with one of the protestors, Despina Koutsoumba, who's with the Greek Civil Servants' Trade Union.

Global Politics

Germany votes to bail out Greece

Today Germany's Lower House of Parliament approved a controversial 38 billion dollar bailout loan to Greece. It's deeply unpopular among Germans, but it brings the EU one step closer to providing a massive rescue package to Greece. Gerry Hadden reports.

Global Politics

How did Greece get here?

Greece owes lenders hundreds of billions of dollars, its deficit is over 13 percent and the economy is in recession. As Greeks come to terms with the the future they're also reflecting on just how they got to this point. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Global Politics

Ways to revive Greek economy

What will it take to revive the Greek economy? The government can cut spending and catch tax cheats, but it will also need to jump start the economy. The World's Gerry Hadden brings us the story.

Conflict & Justice

Bombings in Greece

Two bombs exploded in Greece in the last 24 hours. Two people were injured. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Malcolm Brabant to find out if there's a connection to the country's economic crisis.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mc Yinka

Greeks are grappling with the aftermath of two bombings. Now a sense of malaise and uncertainty has settled over the country as it tries to climb out of debt. But The World's Gerry Hadden found one local musician who's trying lift people's spirits.

Conflict & Justice

George Papandreou's dilemma

Greece's Prime Minister faces an enormous challenge to rein in his country's enormous debt. But to do that, George Papandreou has to face the legacy of corruption widely identified with his father. Joanne Kakissis reports from Athens.